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The Pentagon says “oops we did it again!,” after they inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories. The labs were supposed to receive dead anthrax spores for research use.
The deadly spores were mailed from Dugway Proving Ground in Utah to government and commercial labs in Texas, Maryland, Wisconsin, Delaware, New Jersey, Tennessee, New York, California and Virginia.
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Spokesman Col. Steve Warren says the Pentagon is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to retrieve the samples. He says the government has confirmed one shipment contained live spores and suspects eight others did, too. Warren says the government believes there are no risks to the public. h/t wsmv
Contact with anthrax can cause severe illness and even death. No, Not that Anthrax, but they do cause bleeding from the ears.
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